Expressions of interest are now open for the Powering Communities Program. Not-for-profit community organisations in the federal electorate of Brand are encouraged to submit an expression of interest.

Funding of between $5,000 and $12,000 may be sought by not-for-profit organisations in the Brand Electorate for eligible energy efficiency projects. Examples of projects include:

  • installing on-site renewable energy and solar-connected batteries;
  • replacing a non-inverter air conditioner with a new inverter-driven one;
  • installing timers, sensors and digital controllers for electrical equipment and devices;
  • replacing non-LED lighting with LED lighting;
  • replacing existing hot water systems with new solar hot water heaters or air source hot water pumps;
  • replacing existing cooktops with new induction cooktops;
  • replacing existing refrigeration with new commercial refrigeration equipment.
  • conducting energy use audits and reports

The Brand Grants Committee will assess all proposals before being endorsed and invited to make a formal application.

Expressions of interest close Friday 27 August 2021.

Please note - projects must be complete before 30 June 2022. 

Please read the grant guidelines below to ensure your community organisation is eligible for this grant.